China Guide ยป Travel Toolkit

Travel Toolkit

Phone Numbers & Post Codes

Useful telephone area codes and postal codes of Chinese major cities, especially free emergency numbers help you feeling easy to get around China. The country code of China is 86.

Money & Bank in China

The bank notes of Chinese money is called Renminbi (RMB) means "The People's Currency". The popular unit of Chinese currency RMB is yuan" 1 yuan equals 10 jiao, 1 jiao equals 10 fen. Popularly, the yuan is also called Kuai and Jiao known as mao.

Travel Transportation in China

China currently has a comprehensive transportation network of civil aviation, railway, road, water. Modern traffic modes of express highways, electrified high speed trains, metros, light rails and maglev railways are becoming increasingly common, especially around China large cities.

Climate & Standard Time of China

Spread over such a vast area of territory, China has a complex topography; Beijing Time (GMT+8) is current Standard Time zone observed in China. Another Urumqi Time, two hours behind Beijing, also is used in Xinjiang Region, westernmost part of the country.

Shopping in China

China has a variety of special goods available and a variety of places to buy souvenirs. Before you buy something you prefer, you should learn a little about Chinese marketplaces and stores....